TITLE

The Pardon

AUTHOR(S)
Osborne, John
PUB. DATE
September 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;9/28/74, Vol. 171 Issue 13, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the pardon of the former President of the United States Richard Nixon for his alleged involvement in the Watergate Affair. Views that a prolonged indictment, prosecution and trial of Richard Nixon, would have been bad for the country; Opinion of the author that Nixon's resignation and then in his acceptance of the pardon acknowledge his guilt; Author against the manner of pardon; Views that Nixon could have been granted pardon prior to indictment and conviction; Questions over why the U.S. President Gerald R. Ford waited for legal procedures before pardon; Explanation of the reasons for delay in pardon; Comments on the gulf between Ford and Nixon.
ACCESSION #
10105375

 

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